Preparing for the Winter? Try These Helpful Heating Tips

Don't forget to prepare your heating system for the winter. Try these HVAC and furnace maintenance tips to prevent future problems.

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Preparing for the Winter? Try These Helpful Heating Tips

Getting your heating system ready for the winter is a big task. But with the right tips, you can do it easily. Last winter was the worst time of the year for my family. Our heating system broke down and left the home freezing cold. We actually created our problem because we didn't check our furnace for issues in the fall. By the time the temperatures dropped a few months later, it was too late to repair the furnace. Instead, we had to replace it. My blog helps you avoid this problem. I offer tips on how to prepare your heating system for the upcoming winter, as well as maintenance tips you can use if it breaks down. Thanks for stopping by.


Do Your Home’s Pipes Need To Be Replaced?

28 October 2015
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If you live in an older home, you may need to replace your pipes. Issues with leaks, discolored water, or obvious corrosion means a call to the plumber is in order. Replacing them now may save you money in the future. Life Expectancy Your pipes are meant to last for decades, but a variety of factors can either lengthen or shorten the life of your plumbing. In general, brass, galvanized steel, and cast iron pipes should last for 80–100 years, while copper should work from 70–100 years. Read More …

Three Ways To Improve Your AC Efficiency

27 October 2015
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A highly efficient AC unit can be cost prohibitive. If you are hoping to cut your cooling costs, then updating an older AC unit with a brand new, highly efficient system may not be the best option. Instead, you should consider trying some upgrades that come with a smaller cost yet will help you to realize savings. This will help you to free up money in your budget so that you can afford a new AC unit down the road. Read More …

How To Help Your Home’s Furnace Keep You Warm

27 October 2015
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A furnace cannot do all of the work when it comes to keeping your house warm. That is because heat will dissipate if it is not adequately retained. While factors like insulation play a large role in how well your home retains heat, it may be outside your budget to add more insulation right away. Until then, you can improve the efficiency of your furnace by improving heat retention in other ways. Read More …

3 Tips To Having The Most Efficient Heating System In Your Home

26 October 2015
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Choosing a new heating system for your home can seem like a daunting process even with the assistance of a furnace repair and installation company. There is a delicate balance between finding a unit that is capable of fully heating your home without costing you a fortune in utility bills. However, there are a few tips to help you find an efficient system that can both keep you warm and with spending money. Read More …

Winter Is Coming: Is Your House Ready For The Transition?

22 October 2015
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It seems inevitable that just as you accept that the summer heat will last forever, fall will suddenly arrive. This transition, of course, leads you to begin thinking and worrying about the upcoming winter and whether or not your home is prepared for such a drastically different season. In order to ensure that your home is prepared for winter, get to know some of the home repair and maintenance tasks you should perform while its still fall. Read More …